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National Transportation Safety Board

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  • In plane crash that killed family, spared 7-year-old, pilot reported engine trouble

    A preliminary report shows that the pilot of a small plane flying over western Kentucky lost sight of the airport and reported the right engine had stopped shortly before the plane crashed and killed everyone aboard except a 7-year-old girl. The...
  • Commuter Nightmare: Six Lives Lost At Crossing

     Commuter Nightmare: Six Lives Lost At Crossing
    In the sea of New York City commuters rushing through Grand Central Terminal at the end of the day, they were just five faces among the thousands. Three worked in finance, one worked at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the fifth was a research...
  • 'Like daggers': Did the electrified third rail's design make New York train wreck deadlier?

    It was a hellish scenario investigators had never seen before: 400 feet of electrified third rail snapped into 12 pieces and speared a commuter train during a fiery collision with an SUV. Now officials want to know whether the rail's unusual design...
  • Rabbi: Driver killed in SUV-train crash was a 'beautiful soul' and her family's 'biggest fan'

    The SUV driver involved in a train wreck that claimed six lives was "a beautiful soul" who always took a genuine interest in others, her rabbi said Friday outside her funeral. Many young adults were among the mourners at the Dobbs Ferry funeral for Ellen...
  • Did The Electrified Third Rail Make Train Wreck Deadlier?

    VALHALLA, N.Y. — It was a hellish scenario that investigators had never seen before: 400 feet of electrified third rail snapped into 39-foot pieces and speared a commuter train during a fiery collision with an SUV. Now officials want to know whether...
  • Lakeland plane crash investigation that killed two continues

    Lakeland plane crash investigation that killed two continues
    Authorities on Friday afternoon recovered the bodies of the two men who were killed in Thursday's plane crash into a warehouse in Lakeland. Firefighters were also able to collect about 80 percent of the hazardous materials inside the warehouse,...
  • SUV was inside railroad gates for about 30 seconds before train crash, federal data suggest

    An SUV was in the danger zone inside railroad crossing gates for about half a minute before a suburban commuter train crashed into it, killing the driver and five train passengers, investigators' preliminary findings indicate. Data recorders also show...
  • Funeral for driver of SUV in commuter train collision

    Mourners of a woman who was driving the SUV that was hit by a suburban commuter train are making their final goodbyes. Ellen Brody's service is scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday in Dobbs Ferry. The 49-year-old mother of three was killed along with five...
  • Wal-Mart driver loses bid to delay Tracy Morgan's lawsuit over New Jersey crash that killed 1

    A federal judge has ruled against a Wal-Mart driver involved in a crash that killed a comic and severely injured actor-comedian Tracy Morgan and several others. Driver Kevin Roper had filed a motion to delay Morgan's lawsuit against Bentonville,...
  • SUV driver's behavior comes under scrutiny in New York train crash; 6 killed in fiery wreck

    Federal investigators looking into a fiery commuter train wreck that killed six people zeroed in Wednesday on what they called the big question on everyone's mind: Why was the driver of an SUV stopped on the tracks, between the lowered crossing gates?...
  • The quick growth of Asian airlines creates challenge: how to train enough pilots

    The deadly crash of a TransAsia plane into a river in Taiwan is again focusing the world's attention on the safety challenges facing fast-growing Asian airlines. TransAsia has been adding new routes rapidly since the Taiwanese carrier went public in...